Wilhelmina

First Name
12k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Wilhelmina

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  • A submission from Nevada, United States says the name Wilhelmina means "Protector/protection" and is of German origin.
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Wiktionary
  1. A female given name of German origin; the female form of Wilhelm (William).

Wilhelmina was also found in the following language(s): Dutch, German, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Wilhelmina

Wilhelmina was royalty. She has had major accomplishments since 1890. Wilhelmina was born as the child of William III of the Netherlands, Emma of Waldeck, and Pyrmont on August 31st, 1880 in Noordeinde Palace, The Hague, Netherlands. She died on November 28th, 1962.

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Wilhelmina Charlotte Caroline was royalty. Her career lasted from 1727 to 1727. Wilhelmina was born as the child of John Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach, and Princess Eleonore Erdmuthe of Saxe-Eisenach on March 1st, 1683 in Ansbach. She died on November 20th, 1737.

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Wilhelmina Cooper was a model. Wilhelmina was given the name Wilhelmina Behmenburg on May 1st, 1939 in Culemborg. She died on March 1st, 1980.

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Bess was given the name Wilhelmina Beatrice Rahner on January 23rd, 1876 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. She left this life on February 11th, 1943.

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Wilhelmina Slater is an editor-in-chief of mode, former, co-editor-in-chief of mode, creative director at mode, supermodel, personal assistant, editor-in-chief, daniel meade, creative director, and list of ugly betty characters.

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She was most active from 1705 to 1711. Wilhelmina was born as the child of John Frederick, Duke of Brunswick-L├╝neburg, and Benedicta Henrietta of the Palatinate on April 21st, 1673 in Hanover. She died on April 10th, 1742.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Wilhelmina

Wilhelmina was royalty. She has had major accomplishments since 1890. Wilhelmina was born as the child of William III of the Netherlands, Emma of Waldeck, and Pyrmont on August 31st, 1880 in Noordeinde Palace, The Hague, Netherlands. She died on November 28th, 1962.

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Princess Wilhelmina was royalty. She was most active from 1767 to 1806. Princess was born as the child of Prince Augustus William of Prussia and Duchess Luise of Brunswick-Wolfenb├╝ttel on August 7th, 1751. She breathed her last breath on June 9th, 1820.

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Jomanda is a medium and mediumship. Jomanda was given the name Johanna Wilhelmina on May 5th, 1948 in Deventer.

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She holds the title Princess consort of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt. Princess was born as the child of John Ernest IV and Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld on August 9th, 1693 in Saalfeld. She breathed her last breath on December 4th, 1727.

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How popular is the baby name Wilhelmina in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 36 36 0
1881 49 49 0
1882 62 62 0
1883 54 54 0
1884 77 77 0
1885 76 76 0
1886 66 66 0
1887 77 77 0
1888 88 88 0
1889 95 95 0
1890 98 98 0
1891 103 103 0
1892 110 110 0
1893 119 119 0
1894 94 94 0
1895 97 97 0
1896 103 103 0
1897 79 79 0
1898 106 106 0
1899 109 109 0
1900 114 114 0
1901 107 107 0
1902 112 112 0
1903 105 105 0
1904 98 98 0
1905 112 112 0
1906 109 109 0
1907 112 112 0
1908 140 140 0
1909 128 128 0
1910 143 143 0
1911 141 141 0
1912 191 191 0
1913 201 201 0
1914 216 216 0
1915 301 301 0
1916 320 320 0
1917 279 279 0
1918 239 239 0
1919 210 210 0
1920 214 214 0
1921 230 230 0
1922 216 216 0
1923 227 227 0
1924 197 197 0
1925 227 227 0
1926 183 183 0
1927 190 190 0
1928 174 174 0
1929 179 179 0
1930 169 169 0
1931 132 132 0
1932 139 139 0
1933 129 129 0
1934 135 135 0
1935 116 111 5
1936 92 92 0
1937 108 108 0
1938 108 108 0
1939 123 123 0
1940 105 105 0
1941 82 82 0
1942 98 98 0
1943 105 105 0
1944 88 88 0
1945 86 86 0
1946 93 93 0
1947 107 107 0
1948 113 113 0
1949 77 77 0
1950 123 123 0
1951 126 126 0
1952 93 93 0
1953 87 87 0
1954 96 96 0
1955 89 89 0
1956 89 89 0
1957 83 83 0
1958 54 54 0
1959 64 64 0
1960 58 58 0
1961 52 52 0
1962 51 51 0
1963 59 59 0
1964 57 57 0
1965 54 54 0
1966 39 39 0
1967 45 45 0
1968 27 27 0
1969 33 33 0
1970 34 34 0
1971 42 42 0
1972 21 21 0
1973 16 16 0
1974 17 17 0
1975 16 16 0
1976 12 12 0
1977 19 19 0
1978 14 14 0
1979 25 25 0
1980 17 17 0
1981 15 15 0
1982 19 19 0
1983 15 15 0
1984 11 11 0
1985 14 14 0
1986 11 11 0
1987 8 8 0
1988 12 12 0
1989 10 10 0
1990 13 13 0
1991 13 13 0
1992 18 18 0
1993 11 11 0
1994 10 10 0
1995 11 11 0
1996 15 15 0
1997 16 16 0
1998 9 9 0
1999 15 15 0
2000 11 11 0
2001 14 14 0
2002 21 21 0
2003 18 18 0
2004 14 14 0
2005 19 19 0
2006 15 15 0
2007 31 31 0
2008 23 23 0
2009 28 28 0
2010 41 41 0
2011 55 55 0
2012 63 63 0
2013 69 69 0
2014 107 107 0
2015 134 134 0
2016 115 115 0
2017 121 121 0

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Popularity of Wilhelmina as a first name

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Common last names for Wilhelmina

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Williams
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  • Miller
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  • Wilson
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Fun Facts about the name Wilhelmina

  • How Popular is the name Wilhelmina? Wilhelmina is the 2,250th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Wilhelmina have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 12,075 babies born with the first name Wilhelmina in the United States. That's more than enough people named Wilhelmina to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Wilhelmina? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 36 new born babies.
  • When was Wilhelmina first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Wilhelmina is Saturday, June 8th, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Wilhelmina born? The highest recorded use of the first name Wilhelmina was in 1916 with a total of 320 babies.
  • Random Wilhelmina Factoid: According to the 1917 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Wilhelmina is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 23 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1917.
  • Weird things about the name Wilhelmina: Your name in reverse order is Animlehliw. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Enmilihalw. How do you pronounce that?

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